Make sure you show up for every court date. I don't know about Idaho, but Ohio has a victim notification law that requires victims to be notified before a prisoner goes before the parole board. Show up then, pictures in hand, and testify to pain and suffering. It'll be a wait, sounds like he'll be going for a while, but maybe you can get him a little more. Also, look into filing a civil suit. Take him for every penny you can get.
BTW +infinity pointsfor trying to protect your friend, and big points to her for trying to help you.
Hope you get better, sounds like it'* time to look into some sort of +20 Protection from Everything Armor though.
"I have a hammer! I can put things together! I can knock things apart! I can alter my environment at will and make an incredible din all the while! Ah, it'* great to be male!"